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5 Tips for Landing an Internship in Change Management and Employee Engagement

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet In today’s market finding a job is no easy task and landing a great job is even more difficult. Increasing your chances of success in the hunt for a great job hinges on having a solid internship experience. This was the road that several young professionals, including myself, journeyed at Ketchum Change. Otherwise known […]

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Tags: Careers · Guest Post · Intern

Unpaid vs. Paid Internships

July 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments

TweetAs long as internships have been around there’s always been that one burning question; should they be paid or unpaid? Some claim that unpaid internships are wrong and take advantage of students. Others say the educational experience is more than enough payment for the work of the intern. David (APR, Fellow PRSA) and Marilyn (APR) […]

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Back on the Soapbox: Interns Should Be Paid

July 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tweet A friend who will remain anonymous so he perhaps remains a friend asked me this week to help him find a top-notch intern. He sent job specifications that essentially required the intern to perform at the level of an account executive or above. Wishful thinking job descriptions are standard these days. The bigger issue with this one […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Intern · Job Search

Intern Mistake Recovery Process

July 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tweet Intern season is in full swing. Most are doing outstanding jobs, but I’ve heard from a few terrified interns over the past week who are concerned about their futures based on mistakes they’ve made during their first few weeks. In talking with the interns, I heard similar concerns–mostly based on their surprise with how […]

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5 Ways Students Can Gain Experience in PR Field

June 5th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Tweet As a student you commit a large amount of time and energy to get a degree that sets your course for the future. Many variables affect your potential success–exposure to the profession you’re pursuing, what you learned in college, and how you apply real life experiences to your job search. Bottom line, graduates who have been […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Intern · Job Search